Kingsville Livestock Auction: Cattle Auction Report for 03/09/2010

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Receipts:  4026    Last Week:  4178    Year Ago:  2692

   Compared to last week, steers from 650-800 lbs 1.00-2.00 higher; other
steers 1.00-3.00 lower; heifers from 400-750 lbs steady to 3.00 higher.
Slaughter cows 1.00-2.00 lower.  Supply heavy.  Demand good to very good.
Cows and bulls were 12 percent of receipts.  In the feeder supply steers
and bulls were 60 percent of the run; heifers 40 percent.  Near 59 percent
of feeders weighed over 600 lbs.

   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 397 lbs 125.25; 400-500 lbs
122.50-128.75; 500-600 lbs 113.75-127.00, fleshy 109.50; 600-700 lbs
108.25-118.50; 700-800 lbs 102.25-106.75, fleshy 100.25; 800-900 lbs
94.00-99.60, fleshy 93.85; 900-950 lbs 93.85-95.60.  Medium and
Large 1-2  pkg 395 lbs 132.50; 400-500 lbs 122.00-131.75; 500-600 lbs
115.00-127.00; 600-700 lbs 105.00-114.25; 700-800 lbs 98.50-107.00; 835-
865 lbs 94.50-98.85.

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1  pkg 353 lbs 116.00; 400-
500 lbs 106.50-113.00; 500-600 lbs 102.25-111.00; 600-700 lbs 101.75-
109.00; 700-750 lbs 94.50-100.25; pkg 762 lbs fleshy 86.10; load
831 lbs fleshy 89.35.  Medium and Large 1-2  300-400 lbs 113.00-117.00;
400-500 lbs 109.00-115.00; 500-600 lbs 101.00-114.10, fleshy 92.00-94.50;
600-700 lbs 96.75-106.25, fleshy 92.50-95.00; 700-750 lbs 94.10-100.25;
few 835-845 lbs 92.25-92.75.

   Feeder Bulls:  Medium and Large 1-2  400-500 lbs 119.00-127.00;
500-600 lbs 111.00-123.50; 600-700 lbs 96.75-109.75.

   Slaughter Cows:
      Percent Lean   Avg Dressing   Hi Dressing   Lo Dressing

Breaking 75-80        48.75-51.75   52.75-56.25   43.00-48.00
Boning   80-85        48.00-51.50   52.00-56.00   41.50-46.00
Lean     85-90        44.25-46.50                 36.00-43.00

   Slaughter Bulls:  Yield grade 1-2, 1175-2005 lbs 58.50-64.00; high
dressing 71.00-73.00; low dressing 45.00-58.00.

Source:  MO Dept of Agriculture-USDA Market Service, Kingsville MO
         Richard L Kramer, Market Reporter, (573) 751-5618
         24 hour recorded report (573) 522-9244
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/JC_LS159.txt 

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